Dog Handler/Tour Attendant
Alaska Icefield Expeditions and Gold Rush Dog Tours

Work on a glacier in Alaska!

On a glacier in southeast Alaska

Seasonal
Location:
Skagway and Juneau, Alaska
Experience:
No experience required

Join our team of Iditarod, Yukon Quest, and Professional Athletes for the opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful places on the planet. Our passion for mushing and the North Country is exemplified by the personal attention guests receive from our staff.  

As an Alaskan Family Owned and Operated Business, we strive to present guests with an authentic Alaskan Experience.


Positions are open for summer 2018!  Our season runs from the beginning of May into September.  Candidates must be available the entire season.

The job is in a remote location on a Glacier in Southeast Alaska.  Our camps are only accessible by helicopter.  The season runs from the first week of May through the second week of September.  Must be able to work to the end of the season.

We are looking for Dog Handler/Tour Attendant.

Job Duties include:

  • loading unloading passengers and gear from helicopters
  • taking and selling photographs
  • Helping to maintain camp
  • handling and caring for sled dogs

No experience necessary. Valid First aid and CPR cards are required WFR, ETT, EMT preferred but not necessary, must love talking to people you have never met before, the ability to get along with coworkers is a must (there are 16 -20 people in camp), be a team player, ability to lift 50 lbs., be extremely attentive to surroundings and the safety of others. Must love dogs. Must have a positive attitude.

Housing is 2 to 4 people living in vinyl Quonset huts.  There is a full-time cook on staff to provide all meals. $100/month for housing.  One day off a week in town.  We have housing provided there too.  You pay for food in town.

Pay is contingent upon guest visitation. $2500 per month usually.

How to Apply

Please apply online. 

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